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air·strike

or air strike  (âr′strīk′)
n.
An air attack on a ground or naval target.
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air′ strike`

or air′strike`,


n.
the bombing or strafing of a city, enemy stronghold, etc., by military aircraft.
[1940–45]
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air strike

An attack on specific objectives by fighter, bomber, or attack aircraft on an offensive mission. May consist of several air organizations under a single command in the air.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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